South-East Asia (SEA) Games 2015 cycling contender Dinah Chan is feeling the heat to meet the Singapore Cycling Federation’s goal of winning at least one gold medal in the upcoming biennial event. According to a report from the Channel News Asia (CNA), the former Broadrick Secondary School teacher revealed that she is “both physically and mentally tired” and is only holding on until she finishes the SEA Games.
10 Singapore-based expatriates, who visited Kathmandu, Nepal, last month on the 25th for a planned cycling expedition became relief workers when the earthquake that killed more than 8000 people shook the country with a magnitude of 7.8M on the moment magnitude scale.
When it comes to safety lighting systems, wacky ideas and designs seem endless. We thought that the testicle-shaped rear safety light has presented itself as the uttermost in the genre of lighting systems. But wait till you hear about BrakePack, a backpack that is designed to emit signal lights to alert road-users of the rider’s intention to change direction.
Where do you think Singapore stands when compared against other cities in terms of bike-friendliness? Well, no one would know how Singapore fare. But Minneapolis, for sure, is the most bikeable city of 2015 in the United States (U.S.).
Motorists, please take note that several parts of the road around the Marina Bay area would be closed on the 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 14th of June to allow the cycling segment of the South-East Asia (SEA) Games to take place. The first two road closure days – the 9th and 10th – are training days for the participating riders. The remaining three road closure days – the 12th, 13th and 14th – are competition days.
The Butterfly trail, which hails as one of Singapore’s last five mountain biking trails, might be closed permanently, according to The Straits Times. However, the National Parks Board (NParks) say that the three-kilometre long trail, which is located within the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, is only closed for “upgrading works”.
To set the record straight, there is no intention on the part of Togoparts to be playful when it comes to delivering news for cycling enthusiasts. But the gadget discussed in this news is likely to be one that would either draw a laugh from open-minded folks or ignite a “that’s a filthy gadget!” exclamation from pure-minded readers.
A walk-and-cycle charity event, which was held on 16 May, raised more than $420,000, the proceeds of which would be used to fund researches on Myeloma cancer.